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Nov 17, 2012 8:00pm PST
and started on a day-long trek to a town 30 miles away. >> everyone can look up and see us walking, and i was just shaking. i was so, so frightened. >> for years, leslie wilson would not let anyone know she was a jonestown survivor. >> because i would sit at the table sometimes at work, whatever, and they would talk about jonestown. i didn't say a word. i mean, i lived under a veil of secrecy for 20-something years. >> vernon gosney, now a policeman in hawaii, remembers jonestown as an armed camp supposedly to guard against outsiders. >> but many of the times the guns were pointed towards us. >> gosney wanted to leave as soon as he arrived but couldn't until a california congressman, leo ryan, came to guyana in the fall of '78 on a one-man investigative mission. >> i had decided i was going to pass a note asking for help to escape. >> by that next afternoon, as gosney dragged his trunk towards a departing truck, more than a dozen others had decided to go. >> i thought i was going to die at any moment. i never thought that i would ever be permitted to leave. >> when the group reache
CNN
Nov 25, 2012 5:00pm PST
we don't approve of. >> this is my little one, holly. >> as much as he was teaching us greater things. >> my love baby, right? huh? this is my great, wonderful looks something that women can't resist? >> you know, i saw a lot of people around me having -- having babies. and, i mean, i knew that that meant my time was coming. >> reporter: kathy jones' husband, david, was okay with it. kathy was not. and she left. >> if i had stayed there, i would have had children by david koresh. that's when i really, really got scared. >> god's in control. >> reporter: over time, koresh attracted a diverse group from as far away as australia, england, jamaica, the philippines. about 130 in all. >> trust god. read your bible. know what you're talking about. what are you doing with your life? what do you do every day with your life? is it something god approves of? >> reporter: the branch davidians supported themselves, in part, by buying guns to resell at gun shows. >> it's not against the law to buy firearms. it's not against the law to buy anything that they sell at a gun show. >> reporter: but by 1
CNN
Nov 17, 2012 5:00pm PST
followers to kill their children and then kill themselves. >> let us be done with it. let's be done with the agony of it. >> drinking a kool-aid-type fruit punch laced with deadly cyanide. >> something to put you to rest. >> 30 years later, in a place where words could kill, and did, there is silence, an empty field, the people gone. almost no trace of their lives or dreams. this is the site of jonestown's open-air meeting hall where i'm standing right now, where the reverend jim jones led his followers into the worst mass murder and suicide pact in america's history. only small golden flowers grow where bodies once lay. on that fateful morning there are more than 940 people living in jonestown. by nightfall only 33 would still be alive. for most of the few who did survive, it took incredible courage to defy jim jones and step away. this is their story, one of desperation and daring and in the end a story of human triumph amid horrible tragedy. >> it was a slave camp ran by a mad man with a huge ego. >> as a young mother, leslie wilson went to guyana because her husband had taken th
CNN
Nov 22, 2012 11:00am PST
erie and where the interview would take place. then the fbi began asking us questions. who else would be interviewed for this report? and suddenly, the interview with the fbi was off. jim fisher says the fbi and the u.s. attorney took the easy way out and never really solved the case. >> bill rothstein died about a year after the crime, and he died with, in my opinion, all the secrets, all the answers. and to that extent, well, nobody literally dies laughing. he went to his grave knowing that he had outfoxed everyone. >> neither the u.s. attorney's office nor the fbi would comment to cnn about fisher's assertions. and yet, there is someone who is alive, who kenneth barnes says was at rothstein's house the day of the robbery but was never charged in the crime. he is the convicted sex offender granted immunity in exchange for testimony he was never asked to give. next, brian well's family is really wanting to know about you, sir. please. could this man hold the answers that would finally solve the case? consider the silverado 1500 -- still the most dependable, longest-lasting full-size
CNN
Nov 10, 2012 8:00pm PST
. we thank you for joining us. i'm don lemon. i'll see you back here tomorrow night. good night, everyone. >>> welcome to this "360" special report, "the battlefield at home." the challenges facing vets, a tough economy, questionable charities and more. we look at charities, organizations promising to help wounded warriors, taking in tens of millions of dollars from well-meaning americans. what's happening to some of that money? a lot of good charities out there, but after what we've found and what you see tonight, you may think twice the next time someone asks you for a donation. that's a shame and that's why we're keeping them honest. starting with the group the disabled veterans national foundation, dvnf. that's their seal you're looking at. according to their own tax filings they raised nearly $56 million in the past three years, a huge amount of money. of that $56 million, we haven't been able to find even one dime that's gone directly to help disabled veterans. instead, the foundation sends tons of stuff, stuff they get for free, to veterans groups. now, the stuff they sen
CNN
Nov 22, 2012 12:00pm PST
. thanks for joining us. >>> i'm gary tuchman at the cnn center in atlanta. here's what's happening. updated reports of texas reveal the multivehicle pile-up near beaumont is worse than originally thought. a texas highway patrol officer tells cnn at least one person is dead, there are multiple injuries. the chain reaction accidents involved an estimated 100 cars and trucks on interstate 10 about 70 miles east of houston. >>> it turns out fewer than a dozen top officers witnessed osama bin laden's burial at sea last year. newly released e-mails of the defense department reveal traditional islamic procedures were followed but none of the officers aboard watched the burial. >>> and here is proof drug smugglers will try anything. australian police discovered roughly quarter of a billion dollars of drugs stashed inside a steam roller shipped in from china and busted a u.s. citizen and a canadian. i'm gary tuchman in atlanta. happy thanksgiving to all of you. next, "cnn presents." >>> tonight on "cnn presents." toxic schools. >> that was a building that was storing chemicals that were can
CNN
Nov 4, 2012 11:00pm PST
they've been so kind to us to lend us their space this week and look at the beautiful background behind us. and our fire side chat people have been calling. have been fo. thank you so much for joining us tonight here on cnn. i am don lemon and i will see you back here next week. vote. good night. >>> the presidential race has been won by governor ronald reagan of california. >> george h.w. bush. >> too close to call. >> george w. bush re-elected. >> barack obama, president elect of the united states. >> this is cnn. >> right now barack obama and mitt romney, they're trying to close the deal with voters in battleground states. >> stand by for the new presidential poll as we count down the last crucial hours until election day. >> tonight, the final fran advertise race for president before voters have their say. mitt romney and barack obama ending a long and close campaign. >> do you want more of the same or do you want change? >> fighting for every vote until the bitter end. >> we know what change looks like and what he is offering ain't it. >> this hour our last presidential poll
CNN
Nov 10, 2012 5:00pm PST
stuff the groups can use, thousands of bags of coconut m & ms. stuff sits in boxes until they figure out what to do with them. what do you do with 11,000 bags of m & ms, hundreds of pairs of surplus navy dress shoes this organization sent to a group, the group that got the shoes actually tried to sell them at a yard sale to raise money for the things they actually needed. cnn's drew griffin has tracked down the president of the dvnf to try to get some answers. >> you're the one from cnn. >> reporter: that's right. >> i really didn't think you'd do something like there. we've agreed to talk to you. >> reporter: nobody's agreed. so here is the question. it's $64 million raised over three years and none of the money has gone to any veterans. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: ma'am this. >> he hasn't agreed to talk to them. still no answer. the courts investigating the dvnf, we uncovered another charity that asks you to help veterans by opening your wallet but uses only a small percentage of it to actually help veterans. they call themselves the national veterans foundation but t
CNN
Nov 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
then there was mitt's mother lenore. >> my mom had a softer side. she used to read to me when i was a boy and gave me a love of culture and literature. >> once a screen actress, lenore met george in 1924. their courtship became an often told part of the family story. >> he left what he was doing and traveled west to hollywood to convince her to marry him as opposed to going into the movie business. he knew what he wanted and was not going to stop until he got it. >> mitt's courtship of ann was, in its own way, no less intense. they were just teenagers at neighboring elite private schools in detroit. it was mitt's senior year when he spotted the 16-year-old ann davies at a dance. >> i did fall madly in love with him very quickly. actually. but i was very aloof, very cool. >> she was very smart. she set the hook deep. and i'd call and say, let's get together. she was too busy. she went on a date with someone else while i was pursuing her. made me just crazy. >> he was so much fun. captivating. it was just fun, fun, fun to be with him. >> there are lots of stories of good-natured practic
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